2018, 2019, 2020, 2023
I frequently participate on panels hosted at Boston's premier gaming convention, PAXEast. Past panels have included:
The Psychology of Final Fantasy [Live streamed]
Why Parasocial Relationships in Gaming Feel So Real
Gatekeeping Makes You Look Like An A**hole
The Psychology of Elden Ring
Collegiate Esports EXPO
2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023
I've been honored to have been a partner in developing CEX with Kevin Mitchel, and continue to give talks and participate on panels on topics such as DEI in esports, esports curriculum, and sustainability in esports.
John Hopkins DMC
I was invited to give a talk on women in games to kick off a Women's History Month celebration at the Johns Hopkins Digital Media Center, which we followed up a night of games featuring women characters and developed by women.
National Communication Association
2014 - 2022
I've presented around a dozen papers for the NCA Game studies Division over the last few years, winning 2 top paper awards:
"Not your therapist: Streamers’ and Content Creators’ perception of parasocial relationships and therapeutic inquiries on stream"
"Glory to Arstotska: Nationalism, migration, and feminist politics in Papers, Please"